Disposing of Sharps: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Business Compliant

by Melissa in Waste Disposal, Waste Management | posted:

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Waste Management can seem like a whirlwind of regulations, especially if you’re a new business owner or if you face changes in your waste disposal needs. Don’t panic! Free yourself from stressing over what to do with waste by following our straightforward guide on sharps disposal. Let’s begin with the basics… What are sharps? “Sharps” […]

The price of waste and safety: Keep your agricultural business compliant

by Michael in Small Business Tips, Waste Management | posted:

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A farmer’s life isn’t easy. As with all agricultural businesses, excessive waste can accumulate from the service undertaken to keep Britain fed. However, the law no longer exempts farmers from dealing with waste as they see fit. With the UK focusing on its own environmental impacts, here’s how the law has affected farms across the […]

Waste Not. What is the future of the UK’s waste treatment?

by Michael in Waste Management | posted:

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The environmental services association suggested that by 2030, the UK will have 6 million tonnes of untreated waste. If treated, this would be capable of powering over 700,000 homes. to fix this issue. Here’s how the UK is making a difference to its waste treatment:   Food Waste In the east of England, the Co-operative […]

What Should You Have For Your Baby Changing Facilities?

by Michael in Business Supplies, Washrooms & Hygiene, Waste Disposal, Waste Management | posted:

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When thinking of baby changing facilities, it is important to consider what is necessary. This is to ensure that your customers have everything they need to complete a nappy change in the most hygienic way possible. Baby Changer Having a good baby changer that fits the room without compromising the space is vital for providing […]

Why Have Attacks on Bin Men Almost Doubled in 3 Years?

by Michael in Waste Management | posted:

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The number of incidents involving bin men being attacked by the public has almost doubled in 3 years, from 159 in 2013 to 309 so far in 2016. This information was obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Daily Mail. In this report, a number of specific incidents are detailed, including incidents where […]

Low Duty of Care Awareness is Contributing to Waste Crimes

by Laurence in Waste Management | posted:

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Duty of Care is an important and inseparable component of your waste collection requirements. It refers to the responsibility you have over your business waste, and lasts from the moment you start to produce waste up until the moment you hand it over to, or have it collected by, a licensed waste management business.   […]

Scottish Food Recycling Legislation 2016 – What you Need to Know

by Laurence in Small Business Tips, Waste Management | posted:

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Scotland has been for a long time one of the leaders in pushing sustainable waste disposal and recycling. Their plastic bag charges were a year ahead England’s. Their recycling targets? Closely followed. Now, they’re taking an even bigger step in working towards a circular economy, by enforcing new Recycling Legislation relating to food waste. These […]